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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Police tape is pictured on the scene of a suspected shooting on West Plum Street and South Taft Hill Road on Jan. 29, 2018. (Collegian file photo)
LCSO responds to shooting report near Foothills Campus
Serena Bettis , Editor in Chief • July 28, 2022

Update: The Larimer County Sheriff's Office released an update at 9:43 p.m. Thursday stating that 15-year-old Teagan Pixley-Johnson is wanted...

Young festival-goers wave Pride flags with a performer during the 2022 NoCo Pride Festival in Civic Center Park
NoCo Pride in the Park celebrates acceptance in local LGBTQ+ community

Diverse, inclusive, kind and accepting — these words were written in repetition in front of the Poudre River Public Library’s stand at...

Rick Miranda, Provost and Executive Vice President, speaks to teachers about pay in the LSC May 10. Compensation, job security, shared governance and professional development were among the topics that were discussed. (Ryan Schmidt | Collegian)
Board of Governors names Rick Miranda interim president

The Colorado State University System Board of Governors announced Friday morning that Rick Miranda will be the interim president of CSU Fort...

Colorado State University President Joyce McConnell announced the Race, Bias and Equity Initiative in the fall of 2019 following a string of bias incidents on campus. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)
UPDATE: Joyce McConnell out as president, will receive $1.5 million

Colorado State University System Chancellor Tony Frank announced Thursday morning that CSU President Joyce McConnell and the CSU System Board...

Colorado State Universitys Mountain Campus sits between Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Rocky Mountain National Park. The campus officially became part of CSU in 1960. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)
COVID outbreak at CSU Mountain Campus prompts new protocols

The Colorado State University Mountain Campus had an outbreak of 39 positive COVID-19 cases last week among CSU students, faculty and staff. Risk...

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(Graphic Illustration by Christine Moore-Bonbright | The Collegian)
LTTE: Higher ed's anti-Blackness, in real time
Loren Branch, Guest Author • July 6, 2022
A firsthand recount of anti-Blackness in higher education through the lens of Branch's time as assistant director of marketing and communications for CSU's campus recreation department under Joyce McConnell's administration.
Leibee: My heart will always be in The Collegian
Leibee: My heart will always be in The Collegian
Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief • May 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their...

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Are Online Casino Apps the Future?

Source Introduction In the aftermath of the global pandemic, a variety of restrictions and limitations...

Joe Parker speaks about the search for the new Colorado State University football head coach, Nov. 12, 2019 (Collegian | Devin Cornelius)
CSU Athletic Director Joe Parker signs 5-year extension
Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor • July 28, 2022

Colorado State University Interim President Rick Miranda announced Thursday that Athletic Director Joe Parker has signed a five-year extension...

Colorado State guard David Roddy (21) shoots a three point shot against California State University, Fresno Feb. 11, 2022.
David Roddy drafted first round, 23rd pick in the NBA Draft
Karsyn Lane, Sports Director • June 23, 2022

After being predicted as a second-round pick, David Roddy was announced during the first round as the 23rd pick by the Philadelphia 76ers and...

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The Fox Den: No Waste Cafe & Roastery on Laporte uses reusable mugs and has no trash cans in the seating area May 4.
Arts and Entertainment
The Fox Den brings a zero waste future to Fort Collins
Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter • May 4, 2022
As one of the newest additions to the Fort Collins food and drink scene, The Fox Den has created a unique dining experience.
Stand up comedian Michelle Buteau performs at the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom April 30.
Arts and Entertainment
Seales, Buteau bring race, sexual health, solidarity to comedy
Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director • May 3, 2022
On April 30, comedians Michelle Buteau and Amanda Seales graced the Lory Student Center Ballroom with stories of being high, young and in love.
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Jamie Cuchiaro discusses the difference between some of the 120 known cannabinoids in the new Cannabinoid Research Center in the Colorado State University Yates Chemistry building. The lab was a 1.5-million-dollar gift from CSU alumna Leslie Buttorff, CEO of Panacea Life Sciences. Buttorff stated, “What we want to do is find unique cannabinoids that can help people, natural remedies to get rid of big pharma medicine that people have.” Oct. 19. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)
CBD could make or break your finals anxiety
Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director • May 4, 2022

Cannabidiol is a nonpsychoactive component of cannabis that interacts with CB1 and CB2 receptors in the human body. It’s grown into a wildly...

(Graphic illustration by Sophia Sirokman | The Collegian)
'How High': the perfect cannabis movie for finals
Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director • May 2, 2022
Ahead of finals, we thought it would be funny to review this movie, as it features weed and college as its main plot elements. We had no idea what we were getting into.
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Hear From the Experts at Business Day 2022!
April 18, 2022

    The Dean’s Student Leadership Council in conjunction with the College of Business is happy to announce that Business...